'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' comes to Purdue in October

September 24, 2015  


WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," the seven-time Tony-nominated musical, will be presented on Oct. 16 in Elliott Hall of Music. The 7:30 p.m. performance is present by Purdue Convocations with Friends support from Regions Financial Corp.

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" is the family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph. The first collaboration of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber ("Jesus Christ Superstar," "Phantom of the Opera," and "Cats") and lyricist Tim Rice ("Jesus Christ Superstar" and "The Lion King"), "Joseph" blends pop, country and rock into a technicolored story.

Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his 11 brothers and the coat of many colors, the musical is full of memorable songs including "Those Canaan Days," "Any Dream Will Do" and "Close Every Door."

Tickets are $24-54 for adults and $24-40 for those 18 years and younger, Purdue students and Ivy Tech Lafayette students. Tickets are available at the Stewart Center box office at 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW. Group tickets are also available to groups of 10 more. Call 765-496-1977 for more details or visit https://purdue.edu/convocations/group-sales/

Initiated in 1902, Purdue Convocations was one of the first professional performing arts presenters in the United States. Each year, Convocations offers the region 30-40 performances of widely varying genres. Purdue Convocations aims to promote frequent exposure to and familiarity with human cultural expression in a multitude of forms and media. 

Contact: Abby Eddy, Purdue Convocations director of marketing, 765-494-9712, aeeddy@purdue.edu 

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